Distributor for Chick-fil-a and Starbucks leaves California for Texas
A distributor to move its corporate headquarters to Texas from California to centralize its operations. The organization is a distributor to major restaurant chains such as Chick-fil-A, Chipotle and Starbucks.The distributor joins a growing list of companies leaving California for Texas.
Quality Custom Distribution is a part of Golden State Foods, and a global supplier to the quick-service restaurant and retail industries. The organization is leasing 10,784 square feet of office space at 2801 Network Blvd. in Frisco, Texas. Frisco is 27 miles north of downtown Dallas, for its headquarters. It sets the new office to open in January 2020.
The company expects some employees to move from California to Texas with the corporate headquarters. Also, they have plans to “provide a variety of new jobs,” at the Dallas-area office.
The company has already begun posting job openings in Frisco, which include finance, accounting, customer service and purchasing positions. Quality Custom Distribution has 17 active job postings on online job websites. Officials were not immediately available to comment beyond a statement.
The company’s distribution network includes two centers in Texas, one in the Dallas area and another in San Antonio. The Dallas-area location sits in Lancaster at 3900 N. Dallas Ave., which is 14 miles south of downtown Dallas. According to CoStar data, Quality Custom Distribution leases about 55,000 square feet of industrial space in the building.
Golden State Foods also runs one of its 12 manufacturing centers in Burleson, TX. Burleson is on the west side of the region and is roughly 46 miles southwest of Dallas.